News Analysis

Intelsat Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results

McLean,Va., February 22, 2016-Intelsat S.A. (NYSE: I)  today announced preliminary financial results for the three months and full year ended December 31, 2015. Intelsat reported preliminary total revenue of $571.3 million for the three months ended December 31, 2015.

Gilat Reports a Good Fourth Quarter and Forecasts Profitable Growth in 2016

Petah Tikva, Israel, February 17, 2016 –Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), today reported its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2015 reflecting on a good fourth quarter of 2015 nd forecasting profitable growth in 2016.

Highlights of the results include.

RigNet Completes Acquisition of TECNOR

Houston, Tex. Feb. 04, 2016--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a lglobal provider of managed remote communications solutions to the oil and gas industry, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Orgtec S.A.P.I. de C.V., d.b.a. TECNOR, a  provider of telecommunications solutions and services for remote sites on land, sea and air, including a wide array of equipment, voice and data services, satellite coverage and bandwidth options in Mexico. These services are provided to industrial, commercial and private users in a variety of segments from mission critical armed forces and oil & gas operations, to commercial fishing and leisure. 

DataPath Report Strong 2015 Growth and Announce Plans for International Expansion

Atlanta, Ga, Feb. 4, 2016 – DataPath, Inc. a  provider of remote field communications and information technology solutions to the aerospace, government, broadcast, and infrastructure markets announced today plans to expand its customer-facing functions and international footprint, on the heels of strong 2015 growth.  The expansion will include the launch of new products in the company’s portable satellite terminals business, continued development of its DataPath Services Division, as well as plans for new sales and customer service offices in the Middle East, India, Singapore and Australia.  

C-COM Reports Quarterly Dividend

February 1, 2016-C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSXV: CMI) a leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, today announced the payment of an eligible dividend in the amount of $0.0125 per common share payable on February 26, 2016 to all shareholders of record as of February 12, 2016.  Based on the closing price of $0.90 per share on January 28, 2016, this dividend represents a yield of 5.6% on an annualized basis.

The January-February issue of the Satellite Executive Briefing magazine

The January-February 2016  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  sponsored by Comtech EF Data  is now available.  Featuring:

Trends to Watch in 2016  by Elisabeth Tweedie

Executive Roundtable on the Aeronautical Satellite Market by Bernardo Schneiderman

Executive Spotlight Interview with ITU Secretary-General Zhao Houlin

The New Digital Ecosystem by Martin Jarrold

Case Study on Broadband Access for Rural Mexico

Show reports on the ITU Telecom World, Budapest, Hungary and InterBEE 2015, Tokyo, Japan

plus Mergers and AcquisitionsMarket Briefs, Executive Moves and many more.  Click here to read or download the file

ARRIS Completes Pace Acquisition

Suwanee, Ga., Jan. 4, 2016-- ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS), the new parent company of ARRIS Group, Inc., today completed its US$ 2.1B (£1.4B) acquisition of Pace plc – combining the two companies' strengths in entertainment and communications delivery.

Speedcast Acquires Newcom International

Sydney, Australia, December 29, 2015–SpeedCast International Limited today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of NewCom International a satellite communications service provider specializing in the South and Central American regions.  The acquisition opens a new growth frontier for SpeedCast in a region where satellite is widely used and SpeedCast did not have a direct presence.  The acquisition will strengthen SpeedCast’s capabilities to serve and support its customers globally, including in the important and growing South American market.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Reports Results for the 1st Quarter of Fiscal 2016 and Updated Guidance

Melville, NY, December 10, 2015--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL) today reported its operating results for the three months ended October 31, 2015. Net sales for the three months ended October 31, 2015 were $64.1 million compared to $76.4 million for the three months ended October 31, 2014.

Harmonic Makes Binding Offer to Acquire Thomson Video Networks

San Jose, Calif., December 8, 2015--Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), today announced it has signed a binding offer to acquire Thomson Video Networks (TVN). Under the terms of the offer which is in the form of a "put" option agreement, subject to the selling shareholders exercising the put option following a consultation process with TVN's employee works council in France, Harmonic would acquire all of TVN for approximately $75 million in cash plus up to $15 million in post-closing adjustments.